At Dunster First School, we believe that learning should not stop at the classroom door. Our after school clubs offer children the opportunity to extend their learning, develop new skills, and discover passions that go beyond the standard curriculum. With our highly skilled staff and partnership with No.1 West Somerset, we provide an enriching and supportive environment for all our students.
A Variety of Clubs to Spark Imagination and Foster Talent
Here at Dunster, we aim to cater to a variety of interests, enabling children to explore their potential and develop their abilities. From our eco club to engaging sports activities, there is a club to fit every child's interest:
This year we have the following clubs running:
- Beginners gymnastics - led by a British Gymnastics accredited coach (available all year)
- Higher Level Gymnastics - led by a British Gymnastics accredited coach (available all year)
- Football Club (autumn & spring term)
- Catchball Club (spring & summer term)
- Tennis Club
- Cricket Club
- Fundamentals - led by No.1 West Somerset (available all year)
- Swimming Club (summer term)
- Eco Club (available all year)
For information on the Wrap Around Care provision offered at Dunster school, click here.
The Benefits of After School Clubs
Our after school clubs don't just keep children occupied; they provide a wealth of benefits. Participating in these clubs can help students:
- Develop social skills and make new friends
- Enhance their self-confidence and self-esteem
- Improve their physical health and coordination through sports activities
- Learn valuable life skills such as teamwork, leadership, and time management
- Explore and enhance their creativity
Elevating Sports Education with No.1 West Somerset
Through our collaboration with Premier Sports, we're able to provide high-quality sports instruction at our school. Suzanne Richards and Emma Munro bring expertise to our Sports Club, allowing students to engage in high level sports. We also offer the opportunity for inter-school sports events, fostering healthy competition and promoting teamwork.
Join the Fun and Learning at Dunster's After School Clubs
There's a place for everyone in our after school clubs at Dunster First School. Whether your child is a sports enthusiast or looking for ways to help the planet and care for the area we live in, we have something for everyone. Join us and let's make the most of every school day!
If you have any questions about our after school clubs, or if you're ready to sign your child up, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're looking forward to welcoming your child into our vibrant after school community!
Representing Dunster First School in Inter-School Sports: Uniting Competition and Community
At Dunster First School, we believe in fostering a sense of pride and camaraderie in our students. One of the most exhilarating ways we do this is through our participation in inter-school sports competitions. Throughout the year, our students have the opportunity to represent our school and compete against other schools within the Moorland Federation and local school community, in sports such as catchball, football, cricket, and gymnastics.
These events are not just about competition, they're also about building relationships. They offer students a unique chance to meet and interact with children from other schools, broadening their social horizons while fostering a spirit of sportsmanship and mutual respect. It's a dynamic blend of competition and community that truly encapsulates the ethos of our school and the Moorland Federation as a whole.
The Thrill of Competition
Participating in inter-school sports competitions provides an exciting platform for our students to challenge themselves, test their abilities, and experience the thrill of competition. By representing Dunster in these events, students learn the value of dedication, resilience, and teamwork. They experience the joy of victory and the lessons found in defeat, all while having fun and staying active.
Beyond the Competition: Building a Broader Community
While the thrill of the game is a major draw, the benefits of participating in inter-school sports go far beyond the playing field. It's a chance for our students to interact with peers from different backgrounds, fostering new friendships and promoting a sense of unity across the Moorland Federation. It's also a fantastic opportunity for our students to showcase their talents and sportsmanship, demonstrating the values we uphold as a school community.
Come and Join the Fun and Competition
Whether your child is a budding athlete or just loves to have fun, there's a place for them in our inter-school sports events. Not only will they represent Dunster in exciting competitions, but they'll also make new friends, build their skills, and become part of a broader, supportive community. So come join us, and let's cheer for Dunster together!
At Dunster First School, we play together, compete together, learn together, and grow together. We're more than just a school; we're a community, and we can't wait to welcome your child into our team. Get in touch with us today to learn more about our inter-school sports events!